Solar panel

10.04.12
Fraunhofer black silicon could catch more energy from infrared light, go green with sulfur
10.04.12

Fraunhofer black silicon could catch more energy from infrared light, go green with sulfur

Generating solar power from the infrared spectrum, or even nearby frequencies, has proven difficul...

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09.30.12
Inhabitat's Week in Green: ECOLAR house, transparent solar panel and Star Wars terrariums
09.30.12

Inhabitat's Week in Green: ECOLAR house, transparent solar panel and Star Wars terrariums

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

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08.20.12
IBM alliance sets efficiency record for solar power cells using common materials
08.20.12

IBM alliance sets efficiency record for solar power cells using common materials

There have been more than a few solar power efficiency records set in the past few months, let alo...

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08.11.12
Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels
08.11.12

Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels

Harnessing the power of the sun is a tricky business, but even the past few weeks have seen some i...

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07.17.12
3D, light-trapping solar cells successfully fabricated by Solar3D
07.17.12

3D, light-trapping solar cells successfully fabricated by Solar3D

Solar3D probably isn't a company you're particularly familiar with... at least not yet. The Califo...

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07.12.12
BAE Systems designs hard composite solar cells: could act as structure of UAVs, piece of soldier's gear
07.12.12

BAE Systems designs hard composite solar cells: could act as structure of UAVs, piece of soldier's gear

BAE Systems revealed that it's working on hardy, high-capacity solar cells that could power unmann...

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05.03.12
Logitech unveils its Solar Keyboard Folio for the new iPad and iPad 2, we go hands-on
05.03.12

Logitech unveils its Solar Keyboard Folio for the new iPad and iPad 2, we go hands-on

There are all sorts of ways to go green these days, from driving an EV to installing super efficie...

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04.18.12
Tesla pairs up with SolarCity, will power off-grid homes as well as cars
04.18.12

Tesla pairs up with SolarCity, will power off-grid homes as well as cars

If you've ever dreamed of thumbing your nose at big energy and its expensive, polluting ways, then...

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04.06.12
Ski helmet charges iPods, iPhone and other mobile devices
04.06.12

Ski helmet charges iPods, iPhone and other mobile devices

A team of German researchers is working on technology that could let you ski all day without wo...

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